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Healthcare billing biz AccuDoc 'fesses up to breach that blabbed 2.65m people's data

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 16:00
Names, addresses, social security numbers exposed

Miscreants gained access to US healthcare billing vendor AccuDoc Solutions' database for about a week in September, exposing the data of at least 2.65 million people.…

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Hackers Breach Dunkin’ Donuts Accounts in Credential Stuffing Attack

VirusList.com - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 15:36
The donut giant first noticed the attack Oct. 31.
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GCHQ opens kimono for infosec world to ogle its vuln disclosure process

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 15:25
Plus: State-backed hacks now need permission from a judge

On the same day that certain types of British state-backed hacking now need a judge-issued warrant to carry out, GCHQ has lifted the veil and given the infosec world a glimpse inside its vuln-hoarding policies.…

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Massage app exposes users

Sophos Naked Security - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 13:34
Popular massage-booking app Urban left its database wide open.

Google’s “deceitful” location tracking is against the law, say 7 EU groups

Sophos Naked Security - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 13:32
Seven European consumer organizations are planning to submit a complaint about Google's location tracking activities to their data protection authorities.

Sorry, we haven't ACLU what happened in sealed 'Facebook decryption' case, but let's find out

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 13:15
American Civil Liberties Union wants to know what govt asked for, and why court refused

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a motion to find out what went on in a court case in which the US Department of Justice allegedly tried to make Facebook give it unencrypted access to Messenger calls.…

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VB2018 video: Behind the scenes of the SamSam investigation

Virus Bulletin News - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 12:55
Today we have published the video of the VB2018 presentation by Andrew Brandt (Sophos) on the SamSam ransomware, which became hot news following the indictment of its two suspected authors yesterday.

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Facial recognition traffic camera mistakes bus for famous woman

Sophos Naked Security - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 11:58
China's air conditioning business queen Dong Mingzhu was recently outed as a jaywalker - thanks to an ad on the side of a bus.

Microsoft’s Office 365 MFA security crashes for second time

Sophos Naked Security - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 10:59
Microsoft’s multi-factor authentication (MFA) for Microsoft Office 365 and Azure Active Directory has fallen over for the second time in a week.

Symantec comes out in swinging in bitter legal battle over security bug audit conspiracy claims

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 09:03
Profit driving NSS claims of industry boycott, antivirus makers swear

Symantec says the biz that accused it of conspiring with others to avoid independent security audits is "less than honest" and driven by a "thirst for profits."…

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Oh my chord! Sennheiser hits bum note with major HTTPS certificate cock-up

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 02:11
Audiophiles could get played like a fiddle, have their web traffic snooped by son-of-a-pitch scammers

Headphone maker Sennheiser is facing the music after being caught compromising the security of its customers.…

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Dell Warns of Attempted Breach on Network

VirusList.com - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 01:03
The company said it has reset passwords for all Dell.com customers.
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What the Dell? Customer passwords reset after miscreants break into Big Mike's IT emporium

The Register - Anti-Virus - 29 Listopad, 2018 - 00:59
Round Rock insists no data actually swiped after intruder spotted on internal network

Dell is resetting all customer passwords on its website after a hacker or hackers unknown infiltrated its internal network.…

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Microsoft Warns of Two Apps That Expose Private Keys

VirusList.com - 28 Listopad, 2018 - 23:22
The two apps are created by headset software company Sennheiser HeadSetup.
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WhamWham, bambam, no thank you, SamSam: Iranians accused by the Feds of orchestrating ransomware outbreak

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Listopad, 2018 - 23:01
Duo raked in $6m in extortion payments after scrambling victims' files, it is claimed

US prosecutors have this week charged two people believed to be behind the notorious SamSam ransomware outbreak.…

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ThreatList: Cryptominers Dominate Malware Growth in 2018

VirusList.com - 28 Listopad, 2018 - 21:02
The rise of piracy has helped drive the spike in attacks.
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Iranian hackers charged in the US for SamSam ransomware attacks

Sophos Naked Security - 28 Listopad, 2018 - 19:18
Two Iranians have been named in a US ransomware indictment - but given that they aren't in the US, what happens next?

FBI Sinkholes $38M Global Ad Fraud Operation

VirusList.com - 28 Listopad, 2018 - 18:44
The multi-year campaign used malware and botnets to falsify billions of webpages and "site users."
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The Nature of Mass Exploitation Campaigns

VirusList.com - 28 Listopad, 2018 - 15:05
Examples of how attackers carry out mass exploitation campaigns and how to defend against them.
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US told to quit sharing data with human rights-violating surveillance regime. Which one, you ask? That'd be the UK

The Register - Anti-Virus - 28 Listopad, 2018 - 14:15
Nonprofits urge Congress not to sign deal under CLOUD Act

UK authorities should not be granted access to data held by American companies because British laws don't meet human rights obligations, nine nonprofits have said.…

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